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# the-blue-flu - Saturday 1 October, 2016

Looking back: Here's how things looked the last time the gardaí went on strike
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Looking back: Here's how things looked the last time the gardaí went on strike

Oct 1st 2016, 6:10 AM 25,313 Views 60 Comments

In 1998, 5,000 gardaí went on strike in an unusual manner – they called in sick en masse.